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Supporting Communities With Our Renewable Products

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Our Espaly, France, plant donated 11,000 corrugated boxes to the Trisomie21 Association of the Haute- Loire region, to assist their fundraising efforts for people living with Down syndrome.

We support the Global FoodBanking Network to address childhood hunger in Brazil, Canada, Poland and Spain. In Spain, our EMEA Packaging team donated more than 40,000 corrugated boxes to the Spanish Federation of Foodbanks.

Butterflies Take Flight for Education in Mexico

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QUERETARO, Mexico, November 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – International Paper’s North American Container business in Mexico has sponsored butterfly kits for three schools in Silao, Juarez and Los Mochis. Through the company’s collaboration with Granja Mariposa Papilia, a farm that raises butterflies to promote environmental education, the program teaches students about the importance of protecting our environment and the key role of butterflies in ecology.

International Paper Newport Mill Awards $50,000 Grant to North Vermillion School Corporation

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CAYUGA, Ind., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/– The International Paper Newport Mill has awarded the North Vermillion Community School Corporation a $50,000 capital campaign grant from the International Paper Foundation. Distributed over a two-year period, grant funding will help the school corporation build an agriculture greenhouse.

National Environmental Education Foundation Announces 2020 Restoration & Resilience Fund

With support from International Paper and other corporate sponsors, NEEF announces $128,000 in grant funding to support public lands impacted by COVID-19 pandemic
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The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way Americans go about their lives. With social distancing regulations in place and recreation centers closed, people are turning to the outdoors more than ever for exercise and rejuvenation.

At the same time, the agencies and organizations responsible for maintaining public lands are hampered by reductions in staff, volunteers, and resources, leaving them ill-equipped to keep up with increased human presence in these delicate ecosystems on top of existing maintenance backlogs.

Central & Eastern North Carolina Food Bank Names International Paper a 2020 Essential Supporter

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RIEGELWOOD, N.C., Nov. 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On Sept. 25, the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (the Food Bank) named International Paper a 2020 Essential Supporter in recognition of the company’s commitment to identifying sustainable solutions in the fight to end hunger.

International Paper Fiber Supply Manager Accepts Diversity Leadership Award

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ROME, Ga., Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Congratulations to Alex Singleton, fiber supply manager, Industrial Packaging’s Rome Containerboard Mill, for being recognized with the Diversity Leadership Award for the Society of American Foresters (SAF). This award honors an SAF member who displays the ability, talent and skill to lead innovative and exemplary diversity and inclusion efforts.

International Paper Demonstrates Environmental Transparency by Disclosing Through CDP

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MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, announced that it has furthered its commitment to environmental transparency by disclosing its environmental impact through CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform. The company has disclosed through CDP for the past 20 years, and for 2020 completed CDP’s climate change, forests and water security questionnaires.

Mobilizing Our Resources: Partnering With Arbor Day Foundation for Community Resilience

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At International Paper, we mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in our community. See how our support of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Tree Recovery Program is making a difference in the lives of disaster victims in Orange, Texas.

(Note: video footage from 2019 and earlier)

Click here to learn more about community engagement at International Paper. 

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International Paper Discusses Delivering a Green, Clean and Inclusive Rebuild Post COVID-19

Watch a replay of the Reuters Transform USA 2020 event
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We have the opportunity for a clean rebuild of the economy post Covid-19, and businesses must build new levels of resilience and understand that financial sustainability now means low carbon. Reuters invited International Paper to their virtual Transform USA conference on October 1-2, 2020 to discuss “Delivering a Green, Clean and Inclusive Rebuild Post COVID-19.”

Forests as a Natural Climate Solution

Stream a Replay of the Climate Week event with International Paper and The Nature Conservancy
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How we manage forests is a critical, yet often overlooked, solution in the fight against climate change. Improvements to land stewardship – Natural Climate Solutions – could cost-effectively avoid 11 gigatons of CO2 emissions per year, or one third of the mitigation needed to meet global climate commitments.

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